Ch 18: Dislocations of the Ribs & Spine

About This Chapter

If you need to improve your understanding of spine and rib dislocations, check out this convenient skills and training chapter. These simple lessons and quizzes can show you new concepts and supplement training/continuing education materials.

Dislocations of the Ribs & Spine - Chapter Summary

Work through this convenient online chapter at your own pace to review the causes, symptoms and treatments for spine and rib dislocations. As you examine this series of lessons, you'll review several types of dislocations, including cervical spine dislocations, atlantoaxial subluxation and sternoclavicular dislocations.

To help you retain the terms and concepts you study, we've included short self-assessment quizzes throughout the chapter. The chapter is accessible on any Internet-connected device, and you can study at any time that fits your schedule. Our instructors are also available to answer any questions you may have about rib and spine dislocations.

How It Helps

These short and convenient resources can benefit any healthcare professional who needs to demonstrate a thorough understanding of rib and spine dislocation. The lessons and quizzes can function as training materials or continuing education resources. Access the chapter at any time to learn new skills or refresh your existing knowledge.

Skills Covered

By the end of this chapter, you'll be able to:

  • Evaluate the symptoms and treatments for dislocated ribs, rib separation, cervical spine dislocations, lumbar spine dislocations, dislocated coccyxes and atlantoaxial subluxation
  • Compare rib separation and rib dislocation
  • Recognize thoracic spine dislocation fractures
  • Understand how sternoclavicular dislocations are diagnosed and treated
  • Identify the causes of atlantoaxial subluxation

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